Learn about how colorblind people may see your design work.
- [Instructor] This color scheme is disastrous.…And what's more, I've done it on purpose.…It's to illustrate something in design…that is sadly often overlooked.…Color vision deficiency or CVD for short,…is a way of describing the three forms…of color blindness that affect one in 12 men…and one in 200 women worldwide.…It's especially important to consider this…if you're using color as information,…such as on maps of locations or in documents or websites.…
You should never use color alone to convey information,…such as "click the red button"…or "tap the green tab," and you should instead…use text in addition to the color…or icons if you're trying to avoid a language dependency.…I'm here, in Illustrator for this particular example,…although all of the Adobe design apps support this check,…and what I'm going to do is go up to the view menu,…and come down to my proof setup…and you'll see here that I've got…profiles for Protanopia and Deuteranopia,…which are the two most common forms of color blindness.…
Okay, for Protanopia first, which is the second most common,…
- The creative process
- Layout and composition
- Transforming images and assets in Photoshop
- Drawing logos in Illustrator
- Designing graphics and documents in InDesign
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